Comics Reviews: JLA 191, Legion of Super-Heroes 276, New Teen Titans 8

JLA 191 coverJustice League of America #191 – “The Key Crisis of the One-Man Justice League” – Gerry Conway/Rich Buckler/Pablo Marcos

This one starts with one old foe of the JLA (The Key) using his scientific know-how to summon another JLA enemy (Amazo) from the depths of space. Amazo isn’t happy about his android slumber being interrupted, but the Key blasts him with a beam of energy, knocking Amazo out. Apparently, the Key has some kind of plan to confront the JLA and Amazo is part of it. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: JLA 191, Legion of Super-Heroes 276, New Teen Titans 8”

Comics Reviews: Superman 360, Action 520, DC Comics Presents 34, Warlord 46

Superman 360 coverSuperman #360 – “Is Superman Going, Going, Gone?” – Cary Bates/Curt Swan/Frank Chiaramonte

This one starts with an alien spaceship landing on the roof of Clark Kent’s apartment building. Clark is inside, trying to brighten up his wardrobe with a tie that looks like something Crazy Quilt would wear. He changes to Superman and goes after the flying saucer but it turns out to be more formidable than he expected. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Superman 360, Action 520, DC Comics Presents 34, Warlord 46”

Warehouse 13 Reviews: Season 3, Episode 10

Warehouse 13 opening titleEpisode 10: Insatiable

This one starts like a horror movie, with a couple of horny teenagers (Amy and Paul) getting busy in a car in Ithaca, New York. They hear a noise and the girl is ready to ignore it (which is a twist on the usual), but the guy makes a classic horror movie mistake … he goes to check it out alone. Continue reading “Warehouse 13 Reviews: Season 3, Episode 10”

Comics Reviews: Batman 336, Detective 503, Brave & the Bold 175

Batman 336 coverBatman #336 – “While the Bat’s Away …” – Bob Rozakis (plot), Roy Thomas/Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez/Frank McLaughlin

This one starts with a goofy villain called the Bouncer busting out of a jewelry store that he just robbed and ping-ponging around to escape from the cops outside. A reporter asks the cops if there was any sign of Batman and it turns out the Caped Crusader has been missing for a few weeks … and Gotham’s criminals are taking advantage. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Batman 336, Detective 503, Brave & the Bold 175”

Comics Reviews: Flash 297, Wonder Woman 279, Green Lantern 140, Jonah Hex 48

Flash 297 coverFlash #297 – “Capt. Cold’s Cold, Cold Flame” – Cary Bates/Carmine Infantino/Bob Smith

This one starts with Barry Allen’s parents (Henry and Nora) driving down to Central City to visit him. They haven’t seen him since Iris’s funeral, almost a year ago. They’ve deliberately kept their distance to let Barry work through his grief by himself. Now that Barry’s seeing Fiona Webb, they figure he’s pretty much over Iris, though I’m not sure Nora is … she still has Barry and Iris’s wedding photo with her. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Flash 297, Wonder Woman 279, Green Lantern 140, Jonah Hex 48”

Warehouse 13 Reviews: Season 3, Episode 9

Warehouse 13 opening titleEpisode 9: Shadows

Last episode, the Regents came under attack and Pete was blown away to find out his mother (Jane) is one of them. He’s understandably upset that she didn’t tell him, even after he became a Warehouse agent himself, but Jane insists she had no choice. Continue reading “Warehouse 13 Reviews: Season 3, Episode 9”

Comics Reviews: JLA 190, Legion of Super-Heroes 275, New Teen Titans 7

JLA 190 coverJustice League of America #190 – “Our Friends, Our Enemies” – Gerry Conway/Rich Buckler/Bob Smith

Last issue, a piece of Starro the alien starfish, was fished out of a lake by a kid named Terry Watson. Starro soon reconstituted himself and dominated the minds of Terry and his family, using them to get the alien conqueror to New York. Starro shot millions of small starfish replicates from his body, taking over the minds of everyone in New York … including a number of JLA members. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: JLA 190, Legion of Super-Heroes 275, New Teen Titans 7”